In response to the devastating impacts of COVID-19 on the Sacramento Restaurant Community, Mayor Steinberg and Region Restaurants have established this GoFundMe to help support the survival and reopening of our locally owned independent restaurants and bars.

REGION RESTAURANTS is a trade association for restaurants and other firms related to the restaurant industry. We are the region’s only local voice for the restaurant industry. We advocate on behalf of the restaurant industry to local governments throughout the region.
Member dues are $100 annually per restaurant and capped at $500 annually per restaurant chain. Member benefits include:
  • Industry advocacy and support for a pro-business environment
  • Monthly Newsletter with updates on events and public policy.
  • Issues Briefings on proposed policies that effect your business.
  • Membership listing in the Region Restaurants membership roster.
  • Member decal for business location to promote membership.

The Board of Directors of Region Restaurants is comprised of the top industry leaders from Sacramento, who include:

Henry de Vere White, de Vere’s Irish Pub
1st Vice Chair:
Josh Nelson, Selland Family Restaurants
2nd Vice Chair:
Kevin Fat, Fat Family Restaurants Group
Membership Officers:
Kimio Bazett, Modrow-Bazett
Garrett Van Vleck, Shady Lady Saloon
Bobby Coyote, Dos Coyotes Border Cafe

Become a Member of Region Restaurants today!

Dues will be billed annually on the 1st business day of the month you joined. For example, if you join in September of 2018, you will be automatically billed on the 1st business day of September in subsequent years. By submitting this form you are approving Region Restaurants to automatically bill your credit card for the amount indicated. You may cancel this automatic billing authorization at any time by contacting us.


Fixed Occupancy Reduction Policy

Worked with Fire Department to increase occupancy for restaurants who had unfairly been targetted for occupancy reductions.

Proactively Stopped Overbearing Scheduling Requirements
Kept a proposal from being heard that would require unnecessary new scheduling rules on local restaurants.
Repealing Chain Regulation on Local Restaurants
Overturned a practice that allowed agency staff to require small local restaurants to meet the notification and regulatory requirements of chain restaurants.
Defeated a Local Minimum Wage Hike Proposal
Stopped a local minimum wage increase from going as high as $18 per hour. Negotiated wage credits for restaurants to account for health care expenses.
Defeated a Local Soda Tax Proposal (3 Times)
Put together a coalition to successfully lobby against a local city’s effort to add soda taxes on restaurants. It came back three times, we defeated it each time. 


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New Battle Over Minimum Wage in Sacramento

Local concerns a missing piece in state minimum-wage discussion